This is the Nikon 24mm f/1.4G ED AF-S RF (Rear Focus) SWM Prime Wide Angle Nikkor Lens:
Lloyd Chambers declares the Nikon 24mm f1.4 lens as “… undeniably the best wide angle prime lens ever produced by Nikon, with a price to match”, and “Bokeh is truly lovely with the 24/1.4G, something worth crowing about.”
The 24mm shines at 1.4 — I haven’t really used it away from that.
98% of these are OOC shot in Neutral with no post processing. It was just a family vacation, but you can see the full EXIF on the photos.
The Nikon 24mm f/1.4G does focus closer at 24mm than the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED AF-S.
Ryan Brenizer is extremely impressed with his new lens, and offers up the following in his blog post:
- Initial impressions:
Sharper and more contrasty than it has any right to be. AF is not world-class in speed, like the 24-70 and 70-200, but still speedy and very accurate. If Nikon makes a 35mm like this, there will be nothing left in the Canon camp that makes my skin crawl with envy.
- Three RAW sample photos, all full-sized originals straight from the camera, all shot with the Nikon D3S.
- A nice photo of the newly-designed shock-resistant packaging the lens comes in.
Impress has a set of Nikon D800E vs Nikon D800 test images comparing image resolution and moire using a variety of Nikkor lenses: the 24mm f/1.4G, Nikon 24-120mm f/4G VR, Nikon 35mm f/1.4G, Nikon 50mm f/1.4G and Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8/G VR II.
The filter thread size on the Nikon 24/1.4G is 77mm, which means you’ll want to be looking at 77mm filters.
The following accessories are supplied together with the lens:
Nikon Lenses — Main page.